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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 1/18/2021

Reference Number: 000001402
Posted Date: 1/4/2021
Closing Date: 1/18/2021

Department: LTRI - Bridgepoint Site
Position: Project Assistant

POSITION TITLE  Project Assistant
DEPARTMENT  LTRI - Bridgepoint Site
HOURS OF WORK  Hours vary
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator


The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Sinai Health System, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.

Sinai Health System is one of Canada’s pre-eminent patient care, research and academic health science centres and is one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers with a well-earned reputation for excellence.   Within the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, the Collaboratory for Research and Innovation has a focus on health services research and is addressing questions and issues related to the intersection of multimorbidity, social determinants and health system factors.  The Collaboratory is located on the Bridgepoint Active Healthcare campus.


The Research Collaboratory is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic individual to serve as a Project Assistant on our team. The successful candidate will assist on a research project around the opioid crisis. The Project Assistant will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and the Project Manager, and alongside other team members within the Collaboratory. The Project Assistant will work with a team to help develop an educational program and practice tools related to an educational initiative targeting primary care providers and the treatment of opioid use disorder.


  • Provide technical and administrative assistance in support of the research project.
  • Assist on project decisions within established guidelines.
  • Conduct research to assist with the development of several projects.
  • Assist in operational tasks related to the research project.
  • Ensure quality and reliability of data collection.
  • Liaise with off-site collaborators.
  • Participate in regular team meetings.
  • Maintain regular communication with team members and Principal Investigator.
  • Work with other team members to complete additional tasks as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1-2 years of research experience.
  • Knowledge of the opioid crisis and opioid use disorder research is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer applications.
  • Proficiency with virtual communications (e.g. Zoom) and ability to work remotely for the duration of employment.

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.


Posting open until January 18, 2021. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: Hours Vary

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